Do you sleep too much or too little? Either one is considered a sleep disorder. And your bad sleeping habits are affecting more than your productivity levels throughout the day!
In fact, according to statement published by The American Heart Circulation in the journal Circulation, too much or too little sleep may contribute to heart disease risk factors.
So how many hours of rest should you ... ››› more
It's no secret - in general, people who are physically more powerful tend to live longer. But when you're suffering a chronic illness such as heart disease, your body quickly becomes weak, and soon enough you feel like you're fighting a losing battle... well, up until now, at least.
According to a new small study published in Circulation: Heart Failure, heart patients can boost their muscle str... ››› more
If you're at high risk of or already have heart disease, you know that prevailing recommendations call for you to restrict your intake of dietary cholesterol and eggs. After all, accumulating evidence shows a strong association between high cholesterol from eating foods like eggs and coronary heart disease risk...
The belief that eating eggs is a major risk factor for high serum cholesterol and... ››› more
For older adults, the form of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation is potentially dangerous...
However, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, healthy changes in your eating and exercise habits can help ease this condition. Keep reading to learn how...
Atrial fibrillation is the most common cause of irregular heartbeat
What’s m... ››› more
If there's one thing all nutritionists and health experts agree on, it's that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is a good thing! This is because a diet focused on whole foods is associated with lowered risk of chronic conditions like diabetes, cognitive decline and heart disease.
I'm sure you've been told many times that you should eat more fruits and vegetables - just like everyone e... ››› more
Did you know that by eating a diet rich in nutrient-dense foods, you can slash your risk of chronic disease like cancer and heart disease while enjoying additional benefits like healthy weight loss and increased energy levels?
Colleen Doyle, the director of nutrition and physical activity for the American Cancer Society, explains: “Though there's no one food that will reduce your risk of this... ››› more
Heartburn and sharp chest pains can be worrisome and make you think that there's something wrong with your ticker. But guess what? These aren't the only signs of heart attack…
In fact, a fairly recent study published in the journal Circulation found that only 30% of women who'd suffered heart attacks experienced chest pain. And the symptoms in women are far subtler than in men.
On that not... ››› more
When you consider that nearly 80% of heart disease is preventable with lifestyle changes, it makes sense why most doctors make it their top priority to detect heart problems early…
Every other part of your body is dependent on how well your heart is working. Therefore, if your ticker is at risk of problems, you need to find out why as soon as possible!
Of course, not all of us are doctors,... ››› more
As kids, in the battle of oatmeal versus cereal, most of us would go against the grain and succumb to the sweet and sugary taste of Frosties or Coco Pops. But as we grow older, our health forces us to end our love affair with everything sugar and realise that oatmeal is healthier option!
In fact, oatmeal is a power food. Abundant in vitamins, minerals and lipids, the high-fibre breakfast meal o... ››› more
Continuing to have sex regularly as you get older can only be good for your health, right? Well, not necessarily…
According to a new large-scale study lead by Hui Liu, an associate professor of sociology at Michigan State University in the US, satisfying sexual activity can protect women from certain heart problems, but pose increased risk for ageing men!
Liu reported, “These findings ch... ››› more
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